Gastrointestinal/Hepatobiliary Pathology Fellowship

Gastrointestinal/Hepatobiliary Pathology Fellowship

The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, offers a one-year fellowship experience in GI tract, liver, pancreas and biliary tract.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Surgical Pathology laboratory performs approximately 50,000 surgical cases yearly, of which 25% are GI cases. In addition to the heavy liver transplant program, we are expecting to have the IBD Center of Excellence operating soon. There are multiple interdisciplinary GI conferences at UAB (including GI/Hepatobiliary Oncology, Transplant/Medical Liver Conference among others) in which fellows may actively participate. Sign-out privileges are also anticipated for fellows with appropriate qualifications for both routine and frozen section services.

Fellows are encouraged to participate in ongoing basic, translational or applied research projects in collaboration with the more than two dozen faculty members in the Division, leading to publications and presentations at national meetings. Rotations are entirely at the University of Alabama Hospital. The program is optimized with structural didactic lectures and slide sessions relevant to daily practice. For those having an interest in Pediatric Surgical Pathology, a selected rotation at Children's of Alabama (adjacent to UAB Hospital) is possible.

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MD degree and completion of pathology core requirements (3 years AP or 4 years of combined AP/CP training). Previous Surgical Pathology or Cytopathology training is preferred.

How To Apply:

Submit application along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, including one from current program director to [email protected]

Address letters of recommendation to:

Sameer Al Diffalha, M.D.
Associate Professor in Pathology
Director, GI Pathology Fellowship Program
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
619 19th Street South, HSB 149M, Birmingham, AL 35249

Contact Information:

Susan Mills
Program Coordinator
Telephone: (205) 975-3450
Email: [email protected]

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    May 14, 2022

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    Birmingham, Alabama

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